West Mercia Police have confirmed that a body has been recovered from the River Severn at Holt Heath, near Worcester. In a statement a force spokesperson said:
"At about 3.40pm today, Thursday 2 February, a member of the public reported seeing a body going over the weir. Emergency services have been working at the scene and shortly before 5pm the body was located."
The body has not yet been identified but is believed to be that of a male.
Water levels at the River Severn in Worcestershire are expected to peak on Friday, according to the Environmental Agency.
We're issuing 2 flood warnings for #worcester as Severn continues to rise. Peak Friday similar to January. Details follow.
Experts are forecasting the water could surge to levels seen when storm Desmond caused widespread flooding in parts of the UK last month.
Police searching for a missing man from Shrewsbury have discovered a body on the banks of the River Severn in Shropshire.
Thomas Bebbington, 22, was last seen entering the River Severn in the area around the Dana Steps in Shrewsbury at around 7.20pm on 10 November.
The body was discovered by a member of the public on private land near Leighton on Sunday.
West Mercia Police said Mr Bebbington's family has been informed of the discovery.
Formal identification has yet to take place.
One person has been rescued from the River Severn overnight by firefighters.
The landlord of a pub cut off by floods has been talking about the moment he and members of his family capsized from a boat into floodwater.Read the full story ›
Three severe flood warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency on tidal parts of the River Severn as high tides move up the swollen waterway.
Heavy rain throughout the afternoon has caused Environment Agency officers to describe river levels as the highest they've seen in years.
The three Severe Flood Warnings are for areas along the Severn estuary near Gloucester, and are the most serious warnings the agency issue.
For the latest flood updates and advice, visit the Environment Agency website.
A man's body has been recovered from the River Severn in Shrewsbury.
Emergency services were called to reports of a man entering the river yesterday evening. After a wide search, which included a police helicopter, a body was recovered from the river near Coseley Avenue.
Police say the description of the man was similar to a man from the Bridgnorth area who was subsequently reported missing. Formal identification has yet to take place.
Large numbers from the emergency services were in Shrewsbury today following a report of a man in the River Severn.
Members of the public contacted the police and fire services after reporting seeing a man entering the river at Welsh Bridge at 5.30pm.
A body was recovered from the river at 6.35pm by police and fire officers near Coseley Avenue.
Two more flood warnings have been issued for the River Severn, bringing the total across the Midlands to 17.
36 Flood Alerts (meaning that flooding is possible and that people should be prepared) are also in place.
The body of a 20-year-old has been recovered from the River Severn in Shropshire. Police divers were called to the scene, after reports of a man who got in difficulties yesterday afternoon.
It is the second water-related death since the hot spell began. Safety campaigners are urging people to think again before cooling off in lakes, quarries and rivers.
Karen Griggs reports.